Man hospitalized after attack on Gordon Hwy

An Augusta man was hospitalized Wednesday after being attacked and robbed while walking near Gordon Highway.


About 10:50 a.m., Richmond County deputies responded to 1909 Gordon Highway where they found victim Robert Knight with lacerations above his right eye and a swollen face, according to a report from the RCSO.

Knight said he was walking down the road when an unknown suspect jumped off his bicycle and began punching him in the face, the report stated.

The suspect stole Knight’s cell phone and fled the scene.

The victim was taken to Trinity Hospital, according to the report.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5-foot-8, 150 pounds in his early 20s.



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